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Rava/Semolina/Sooji Pudding

Since childhood I loved sweets and any kind of desserts. My mother, who was a teacher is an excellent cook and along with all her school work she would make sure to bake cakes and sweets just for us kids specially during special occasions. We used to wait for Christmas, Easter, and birthday's to get that special dessert prepared by mom. My passion started dates back to when I was in school but never got an opportunity to bake bake..When I got married and decided to be a home-maker I got all the free time to experiment and test my ability for baking!!

So my very first recipe would be definitely one of my mother's famous Pudding!! I remember this as something me and my sister used to cherish having. It is very simple recipe with simple ingredients. Never do I get to click a proper image of this wonderful dessert, before I do it just gets over. Well I have added few images which I could click as fast as I could. 
UPDATED: Step by step images have been uploaded in June 2020 

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So here it is..Hope you all enjoy this recipe while making and definitely while eating. 

  • 1 liter Milk 
  • 4 Tbsp Rava 
  • 3-4 eggs 
  • 4-5 drops of vanilla essence or 2-3 elaichi(cardamom) powdered 
  • 1 cup sugar or as per taste 
  • 2-3 Tbsp sugar for caramelizing 
  1. First boil the milk and add semolina/Rava to it on a low flame. 
  2. Keep stirring slow fire till mixture becomes thick. 
  3. Add sugar and stir well till dissolved. 
  4. Put off the flame and keep aside to cool the mixture. 
  5. Once cooled, add well beaten eggs to this mixture. Also add vanilla essence or elaichi (cardamom) powder. Keep this mixture aside. 
  6. You will need a utensil which can fit into your cooker at this stage. 
  7. Take another pan and put 2 or 3 tbsp of sugar and start heating/melting the sugar till it becomes dark brown and begins to become liquid. 
  8. Take it off from the flame. 
  9. Add this dark brown caramelized sugar mix into the utensil (u plan to put in cooker) and spread it all over. Make sure to do this before the sugar gets thick. 
  10. Once spread, put in the milk and semolina mixture(which you had kept for cooling) in to this mixture.  
  11. Fill the cooker with little water and put in a stand onto which you can keep the prepared utensil. 
  12. Cook this for about 20 to 30 min first on high flame till one whistle and then on a low flame(total 30 min). 
  13. Once slightly cool, refrigerate. 
  14. Just before serving, turn it upside down and serve


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